Ferdinand IV's english garden in Caserta set against an ideal landscape
Jakob Philipp Hackert (1737-1807)

Ferdinand IV’s english garden in Caserta set against an ideal landscape, 1795

Oil on canvas, H. 0.96 m; W. 1.34 m

Signed and dated Filippo Hackert. dipinse 1795.

Bearing a label on the stretcher with handwritten inscription For count Vladimir Alexandrovich Adlerberg.
Bearing an additional label with typewritten inscription Vladimir Alexandrovich Adlerberg thereafter to Counts Mingrelsij and a further, printed label inscribed Count Nicolai Alexandrovich AdlerbergS.

Provenance: Probably Grand Duke Alexander Nikolayevich (1818-81), Tsar Alexander II of Russia
By gift or purchase to Alexander Vladimirovich Adlerberg (1818-88)
Thence to his son Vladimir Alexandrovich Adlerberg (1846-?)
Thence to his brother Nicolai Alexandrovich Adlerberg (1844-1904)Galerie Paffrath, Düsseldorf
Kunsthandlung Karl Haberstock
Albert Speer
Dr. Frank, Mexico
Lempertz, Cologne, Auction 585, 1981, lot 76
Private Collection, Germany.
Carola van Ham, Cologne, 2006.

Literature:
  • Max Goring, Deutsche Malerei des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts.Von den Manieristen bis zum Klassizismus, Berlin, 1940, plate 87
  • Claudia Nordhoff and Hans Reimer, Jakob Philipp Hackert 1737-1807, Verzeichnis seiner Werke, Berlin, 1994, no. 256, col. ill. 39
  • Cesare de Seta, Hackert, Naples, 2005, no. 100, col. ill. p.102